Dave Vallina named to Sports Hall of Fame

BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. – Dave “Bimbo” Vallina, a Burgettstown High School graduate, was inducted into the Washington-Greene County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame June 14 at the 2013 induction dinner at the Hilton Double Tree in Washington, announced Satellite Chair Lynn Hill.

Vallina was inducted for his accomplishments in softball. He pitched 33 years for the Burgettstown Green Machine in the Burgettstown Fast Pitch Softball League.

Vallina has a 631-108 career record and a 1.78 ERA. He pitched 21 no-hitters and three perfect games. Vallina had 7,932 strike outs, averaging 11 per game.

Among Vallina’s accomplishments, he led the team to 27 league titles and 23 playoff championships.